In March Charitable Foundation “Aid Centre” (Kiev) has got the grant in a mount of 229 800 UAH from the International “Renaissance” Foundation that is one of the biggest charitable foundations in Ukraine, founded by financier and philanthropist George Soros.
The grant has been got for implementation of the project “Dignity”, the aim of which is creation on the basis of the Main military clinical hospital a special department of palliative care for seriously sick soldiers who are in coma state . The project captured the headlines and caused a massive public outcry. For the short period of time dozens of entities and persons entered into partnership with “Aid Centre”, but this is the first our cooperation with international institutional donors organizations.
Within the framework of cooperation with Foundation “Renaissance” staff members of the hospital will be specially trained and will get practical skills of the palliative care fundamentals. In such a way there will be proper attendance after patients of the future department
Also thanks to a grant there will be covered part of the cost of the promotional materials for the action with retail chain of mobile communication Ringoo. Everyone can join the initiative. It is enough to make a charitable donation in a benefit for the project “Dignity” in one of the 95 retails Ringoo and get a special symbol in the form of a paper angel, which can be used as a card. This angel with donor’s words of gratitude and wishes can be send to the soldiers to the hospital. In the future, newly created department will be decorated with these cards.
“Our cooperation with Foundation “Renaissance” is a milestone event for us. Because this organization is well known for its outstanding projects and integrity in the selection of recipients. Our project “Dignity” was in need not only of financial assistance, but also of knowledge that team of “Renaissance” has. Thanks to this cooperation, the department will be created faster and of higher quality”, – commented the head of CF “Aid Centre” Yuriy Kogutiak.